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24 Irving Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States of America – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.1/10! (score from 333 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Irving House at Harvard.
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WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Up to three children under 7 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 15 per night when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 20 per night in an extra bed.
One child under 4 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 333 reviews
Value for money
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A short drive from downtown Boston and with easy access to Harvard University, this non-smoking property features both contemporary and Victorian-style accommodations, along with a number of modern...
Score from 107 reviews Very good
In Boston’s historic Back Bay, this charming guesthouse has free Wi-Fi and rooms that feature cable TV. Fenway Park is a half mile away. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is 1 mile away.
Score from 713 reviews Good
Located one mile from Harvard University, this Cambridge hotel is 4 blocks from the Central Square subway station. It features a 24-hour gym and guest rooms with cable TV.
Score from 399 reviews Very good
A Friendly Inn at Harvard is within minutes of Harvard University, and Harvard Square in Cambridge.
Score from 300 reviews Good
May 25, 2015
Easy walk to the Andover Theological library and the restaurants. I also appreciate your accommodating me for an extra day. Thanks.
May 22, 2015
staff is helpful.
May 21, 2015
Quaint, with a friendly staff and great breakfast. The bed was kind of smushy, but everything was very clean and the place has a lot of charm. Oh, and the price was fantastic.
May 17, 2015
Location was fine for us; stairs, uneven sidewalks, etc. might be challenging for an elderly person.
Liked the feeling of a guesthouse rather than a big hotel. Price was excellent for our one-night stay during busy Boston graduation time. Wish we could have stayed longer.
May 14, 2015
Good breakfast, comfortable
May 14, 2015
Sharing a bathroom which was my choice. Took a bit of getting use to and coordination.
Overall, exceeded my expectattions knowing that I needed affordable but clean lodging,
May 7, 2015
Location cleanliness friendly staff
May 5, 2015
A cook to order breakfast would be nice.
The proximity to Harvard Square
May 1, 2015
Relaxed and comfortable, green credentials and helpful staff. Location really great for Cambridge and Harvard.
April 26, 2015
It was pricey for a bed&breakfast, but it seemed that all hotels were that expensive during the period I visited.
Room and breakfast.
April 21, 2015
Parking of course was difficult. The drive way is for small vehicles. It was also murder to find the place. The business can not help all the one way streets that prevent a person from getting to the location easily. Perhaps the staff could give directions from 93 in a more intelligible manner than Yahoo.com
The staff was most patient with my need for directions.
April 14, 2015
I like coffee and small pastries at breakfast
April 12, 2015
Hospitality was best value I've had in awhile. Breakfast area was a snack area later until 11 pm. Parking on premises was a little tight but it worked.
April 12, 2015
the person behind the desk offered to order an early morning taxi for me, then forgot.
location was ideal
April 10, 2015
Free parking but very limited. Need to stay put once you are parked, arrive early. Thin walls. Extremely expensive for just a basic room.
Perfect location for Harvard, free parking, very clean, nice breakfast
April 8, 2015
conveniently located with warm environment.
April 7, 2015
Of course, room is quiet if your room neighbours are quiet but that is part and parcel of the charm of an old house.
Room was very clean and quiet. Location is perfect and you go though the Harvard Yard to get the Red subway line. Good breakfast including fruits and home-made muffins.
April 7, 2015
Being an older structure, I think probably the insulation was not the best. We had a very noisy group above us and often felt like they were coming through the ceiling.
The staff was extremely helpful and the food was probably the best we have ever had in a Bed and Breakfast. If you don't mind walking, the location was very convenient.
March 24, 2015
Homey but professional. Terrific staff, eager to please. Always stay here when in town.
March 15, 2015
Staying in Harvard expriencing the heritage and history of personal hospitality.
March 8, 2015
super slow and unreliable wifi
March 1, 2015
Clean room, good staff
February 26, 2015
One morning there was no hot water and it was possible to take shower, then at 8am they started with the washing machine that made it impossible to sleep or read something while in the room (at least on the ground floor where my room was located). Wi fi super slow!
February 24, 2015
no noise suppression, - though set up in a corner room on the top floor, a restful sleep was hard to come by given the mix of animated folks inclined to saturate the hallways with ample acoustic energy well past 10:00 pm - likely friendly sorts - just not an easy go of it if sleep before midnight is a priority - might be a selling point to have a designated quiet floor (think, Amtrak's quiet car)
the vibe: somewhere between elder hostel and Harvard dorm
February 12, 2015
Wifi connection not stable, not powerful enough
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